This page contains details of the meetings of our Area Groups, other HMRS meetings and our participation in events organised by others.

For directions and how to contact the Area Group Organiser go to the Area Groups page.

Thur. 10 October 19:40 for 20:10 

Sussex Area Group; Brake Vans, David Larkin.

Fri. 25 October 19:30

Essex Area Group; “Poppy’s WoodTech”; laser-cut structures and rolling stock, Anthony Garton.

Sat. 26 October 14:30

Bristol Area groupVintage Cine film from Derek Langford & others.

Wed. 30 October 19:30

Bletchley Area Group; Northamptonshire Railways - Part 5 - The SMJ, Robin Cullup & Barry Taylor.

Thur. 14 November 19:40 for 20:10 

Sussex Area Group; Weathering Models, a talk and demonstraion, Philip Hall.

Sat. 23 November 14:30

Bristol Area group The Black & White Years 1954-59, Mark Warburton.

Wed. 27 November 18:30 (Note earlier time)

Bletchley Area Group; An evening of discussion and viewing members' current modelling projects. There will also be some layouts to run models on as well.

Fri. 29 November 19:30

Essex Area Group; Ambergate, a Gauge O garden railway, Richard Chadborn.

Thur. 12 December 19:40 for 20:10 

Sussex Area Group; More from the Bill Jackson Archive (Colour from the 70s and 80s) Presented by Brian Jackson.

Fri. 13 December 19:30

Essex Area Group; Christmas DIY, at which members are invited to give a ten-minute presentation about their latest model or research.

Sat. 21 December 14:30

Bristol Area group; Christmas Social Bring your own mince pies etc.

 2020

Thu. 9 January 20:10

Sussex Area Group; KK’s Rail roving in 2019. Presented by Keith Carter.

Sat. 25 January 14:30

Bristol Area group; Member’s Presentations (please advise organizer).

Wed. 29 January 19:30

Bletchley Area Group“3 line whip” - 3 talks, speakers to be confirmed.

Fri. 31 January 19:30

Essex Area Group; Visit to Geoff Ashdown’s “Tower Pier” EM gauge  railway.

Thu. 13 February 20:10

Sussex Area Group; To be arranged.

Sat. 22 February 14:30

Bristol Area group; Talk to be arranged.

Wed. 26 February 19:30

Bletchley Area Group; Talk to be arranged.

Fri. 28 February 19:30

Essex Area Group; You Can’t Do It Like That Now - A Researcher’s Tale, John Watling.

Thu. 12 March 20:10

Sussex Area Group; BR Mark 1 stock particularly on the Southern.  An illustrated talk by Mike King

Wed. 25 March 19:30

Bletchley Area GroupTalk to be arranged.

Fri. 27 March 19:30

Essex Area Group; The Raven Pacifics, John Shaw.

Sat. 28 March 14:30

Bristol Area group; Chris Youett annual visit of vintage colour slides. 

Fri. 24 April 19:30

Essex Area Group; “Gauge O Guild DVDs”, Dan Glading.

Sat. 25 April 14:30

Bristol Area group; Talk to be arranged.

Wed. 29 April 19:30

Bletchley Area GroupTalk to be arranged.

Sat. 23 May 14:30

Bristol Area group; Gauge O Guild DVDs (Bank Holiday Weekend).

Society AGM, venue to be decided.

Wed. 27 May 19:30

Bletchley Area Group; “Evening out” - to be arranged.

Fri. 29 May 19:30

Essex Area Group; Constructing Industrial Locomotives in EM gauge, Stuart Firth.

Summer outing

Bletchley Area Group; Summer 2020 day out - date & venue to be confirmed.

Summer outing

Essex Area Group; Summer 2020 day out - date & venue to be confirmed.

Fri. 31 July 19:30

Essex Area Group; Visit to Bob Page’s “Wateringbury” EM gauge railway.

Fri. 25 September 19:30

Essex Area Group; Private owner wagons of East Anglia, Nigel Bowdidge.

Wed. 30 September 19:30

Bletchley Area Group; Talk to be arranged.

Wed. 28 October 19:30

Bletchley Area GroupTalk to be arranged.

Fri. 30 October 19:30

Essex Area Group; The Life and Times of the Eastern Counties Railway, Peter Jones.

Wed. 27 November 18:30 (Note earlier time)

Bletchley Area Group; An evening of discussion and viewing members' current modelling projects.

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